Feb 21, 2013 6:00am PST
points. today some mediocre news on the economy. labor department reporting that first-time weekly unemployment claims rose by 20,000 to 362,000, four-week average of to 360,000. that's the highest level in weeks. the consumer price index was flat in january from the month before. core rate up three-tenths of a percent. higher airfare, rents and also clothing prices. >>> earnings also in focus today. tesla did report a wider loss but its delivery an production schedule is on schedule -- and production schedule is on schedule. safeway reported better than expected earnings profit of 13% to $244 million. let's see how the numbers are. dow is down 63. nasdaq down 22. s&p down 9. shares of tesla dropping by 9%. safeway up by 5%. back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks from kcbs news. >>> 6:51. an award winning science fair project in the east bay involves a rocket and hello kitty. this video by 13-year-old lauren rojas out of antioch has nearly 800,000 views on youtube. her science fair project cornerstone christian school tested the effects of altitude on air pressure. she won top hon
Feb 22, 2013 6:00am PST
murder-suicide for critical services. >> it's going to crash our economy and this is being done by some in congress who see no role for the federal government and they think that the best way to have cuts is to literally murder our economy and to get rid of critical services. >> the sequester would mean automatic cuts of $85 billion. you can see the rest of ann's conversation with the congressman sunday on kpix 5 this morning starting at 6:30 a.m. >>> meanwhile, president obama will meet today with japan's prime minister. they will be discussing the north korea nuclear threat. the united states and japan have a security alliance that dates back decades. the two leaders will also talk about trade and some other economic issues, as well. >>> time now is 6:09. it's one way to put off bedtime. a 10-year-old calls 911 to tell on his mom. >> a little bit of trouble. >> a prank on the slopes goes horribly wrong. how a teen survived a 45-foot plunge from a chair lift. >> we're not in california anymore. the rare thundersnow phenomenon hitting the midwest. closed captioning brought to you by sle
Feb 20, 2013 6:00am PST
searching's display advertising. stocks starting today at just under $807. getting looks at the u.s. economy this morning. new home construction fell to 890,000. however a lot of it came on a drop in apartment construction. single family homes were up slightly and a sign of future activity, building per mitts up 2% from the year -- permits up 2% from the year earlier. >>> the labor department reports the wholesale side of the producer price index was up two-tenths of a percent although it was the first increase since september. you can blame food prices for that. they were up by 7/10ths of a percent. stock market getting off to a flat start this morning after solid gains yesterday in which the dow punched back above 14,000. right now the dow lower by 5 points. nasdaq down 2. s&p down 2. tesler reports its earnings after the closing bell today. its shares are slightly lower. frank and michelle. >> back to you. thank you, kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >>> and time now for a look at what's coming up on "cbs this morning." >> back-to-back days. gayle king is here now with a look
Feb 21, 2013 4:30am PST
airfares, economy up to first class depending on the destination, certain kinds shore excursions. >> reporter: free tipping and parties and free drinks perk that is bob thinks will stick around at least until the triumph fades from the headlines. >> it might last a few months. >> reporter: julie watts, kpix 5. >> trying to get those upgrades and freebies is easier with a travel agent than booking online because search engines won't offer the amenities. >> we should also note that a lot of lower end cruise lines don't charge for extras so figure that in when you see those low rates. would you take a cruise now? >> i don't know. probably. >> i think i probably would. >> probably would. >> it's cheap. why not? can't happen again you would hope. >>> 4:51. one bay area couple's romantic getaway was unforgettable. the couple from vallejo decided to celebrate 30 years of marriage with a dinner in san francisco. they stopped at the golden gate bridge vista point and that's where they found a black bag full of money. >> i started counting the money to see exactly how much it was. $11,062.